Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Regions of the World (Annotated)

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Independently Published, Apr 23, 2020 - 180 pages
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Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World by Jonathan Swift., is a 1726 prose satire by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, satirizing both human nature and the literary subgenre of "tales of travelers". It is Swift's best-known complete work, and a classic of English literature. Swift claimed that he wrote Gulliver's Travels "to irritate the world rather than lead it astray." The book was an immediate success. English playwright John Gay commented: "It is read universally, from the cabinet council to the nursery." In 2015 Robert McCrum released his shortlist of the 100 Greatest Novels of All Time featuring Gulliver's Travels as "a satirical masterpiece." The journey begins with a short preamble in which Lemuel Gulliver gives a brief summary of his life and history before his travels.During his first voyage, Gulliver is dragged ashore after a shipwreck and is imprisoned by a race of small people, less than 6 inches (15 cm) tall, who are inhabitants of the island of Lilliput. After ensuring his good behavior, he is given a residence in Lilliput and becomes a favorite of the Lilliput Royal Court. The King of Lilliput also gives him permission to tour the city on the condition that he does not harm his subjects.

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